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City of Maroondah

Industry sector of employment

More City of Maroondah residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

The City of Maroondah’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
City of Maroondah - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1550.30.51420.30.6+13
Mining1010.20.2690.10.2+32
Manufacturing6,11111.510.86,47313.112.9-362
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4900.91.03560.70.7+134
Construction5,48710.48.24,6889.57.4+799
Wholesale trade2,7255.15.02,8095.75.5-84
Retail Trade6,13811.610.66,37512.911.3-237
Accommodation and Food Services2,3654.55.92,1674.45.6+198
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6113.04.81,5703.24.7+41
Information Media and Telecommunications1,0762.02.31,1542.32.5-78
Financial and Insurance Services2,2264.24.82,2084.54.7+18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7641.41.56831.41.4+81
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,0607.78.93,4076.98.2+653
Administrative and Support Services1,9003.63.51,6963.43.5+204
Public Administration and Safety2,7875.35.12,4935.15.0+294
Education and Training4,5138.57.93,9007.97.6+613
Health Care and Social Assistance6,37912.011.15,33010.810.0+1,049
Arts and Recreation Services7331.41.86411.31.7+92
Other Services2,2644.33.62,0954.23.6+169
Inadequately described or not stated1,1012.12.51,1002.22.7+1

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Mining, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Melbourne: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Construction, Greater Melbourne: 8.2% Wholesale trade, Greater Melbourne: 5.0% Retail Trade, Greater Melbourne: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Melbourne: 4.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Melbourne: 5.1% Education and Training, Greater Melbourne: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Melbourne: 11.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Melbourne: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Melbourne: 3.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Melbourne: 2.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Maroondah: 0.3% Mining, City of Maroondah: 0.2% Manufacturing, City of Maroondah: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Maroondah: 0.9% Construction, City of Maroondah: 10.4% Wholesale trade, City of Maroondah: 5.1% Retail Trade, City of Maroondah: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Maroondah: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Maroondah: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Maroondah: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Maroondah: 4.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Maroondah: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Maroondah: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Maroondah: 3.6% Public Administration and Safety, City of Maroondah: 5.3% Education and Training, City of Maroondah: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Maroondah: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Maroondah: 1.4% Other Services, City of Maroondah: 4.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Maroondah: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Maroondah: +13 Mining, City of Maroondah: +32 Manufacturing, City of Maroondah: -362 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Maroondah: +134 Construction, City of Maroondah: +799 Wholesale trade, City of Maroondah: -84 Retail Trade, City of Maroondah: -237 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Maroondah: +198 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Maroondah: +41 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Maroondah: -78 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Maroondah: +18 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Maroondah: +81 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Maroondah: +653 Administrative and Support Services, City of Maroondah: +204 Public Administration and Safety, City of Maroondah: +294 Education and Training, City of Maroondah: +613 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Maroondah: +1,049 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Maroondah: +92 Other Services, City of Maroondah: +169 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Maroondah: +1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in City of Maroondah in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,379 people or 12.0%)
  • Retail Trade (6,138 people or 11.6%)
  • Manufacturing (6,111 people or 11.5%)

In combination, these three industries employed 18,628 people in total or 35.2% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 11.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.6% in Retail Trade; and 10.8% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Maroondah and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in construction (10.4% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in transport, postal and warehousing (3.0% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (4.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in professional, scientific and technical services (7.7% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Maroondah increased by 3,630 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Maroondah were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,049 persons)
  • Construction (+799 persons)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+653 persons)
  • Education and Training (+613 persons)

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